Mar 21

PROFIenergy Products Shipping and Towering PROFINET App Story

PROFIenergy products shipping, a towering PROFINET app story, 6 new products, and a help wanted ad are featured in this issue of PROFInews North American Edition. This issue also includes news from around the world, a PROFINET Design Guide, and social networking updates. The All Things PROFINET website growth is also reported. Find the issue…

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Mar 8

PROFIenergy and PROFINET in Process Automation Webinars

PI North America has scheduled live webinars covering the latest developments in PROFINET technology: PROFIenergy and PROFINET in Process Automation. PROFIenergy provides a unique method for reducing energy consumption during production pauses and providing the tools to shave peak power demand. Scheduled for April 20 at 2:00pm Eastern Time, the webinar will conclude with a…

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Mar 2

PI announces the availability of the PROFINET Design Guideline

The PROFINET Design Guideline provides support to engineers who have to design PROFINET automation systems. It facilitates the professional design of plants and serves as a helpful guide for the step-by-step design of a plant.   The information is presented in a brief and easy to understand way. A basic knowledge of PROFINET technology, electrical…

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Feb 17

Join Our PROFINET Group on LinkedIn

PI North America is helping to manage a LinkedIn Group devoted to PROFINET. Join us for news, application stories, and discussions about PROFINET: PROFINET Group.  

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Jan 28

PROFInews North American Edition Published

Issue 36 of PROFInews North American Edition was published this week featuring articles about Belgium Audi plant with 450 PROFINET-connected robots New members GE and Chrysler The latest version of the PROFINET spec All Things PROFINET website Social networking by PI North America New products

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Jan 12

Free Training Schedule for PROFIBUS and PROFINET in 2011

Eighteen free training classes are scheduled for 2011. There are two different curricula: PROFIBUS and PROFINET. Specific dates and venues are selected at least 30 days prior to the class. If you are interested in attending this year, bookmark this page and check back frequently for updates or subscribe to our newsletter. Click here to…

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Jan 11

Have you discovered the PROFIblogger channel on YouTube?

The latest video on the PROFIblogger YouTube channel is an animated introduction to PROFINET. It joins other videos on PROFINET plus videos on PROFIBUS, PROFIsafe, and PROFIenergy. Visit the channel at

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Dec 1

Certified Network Engineer Classes for 2011

PI North America and PROFI Interface Center announce the 11th year of Certified Network Engineer classes. These classes result in certification of the student who passes the theoretical and practical exams. Three types of classes are offered: PROFIBUS DP, PROFIBUS PA, and PROFINET. Certified Training Classes The classes begin on the following Mondays (click for…

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Nov 30

News from the SPS/IPC/Drives Show

The PROFIblog has a series of reports on PROFINET, PROFIBUS, and IO-Link news from the recent SPS/IPC/Drives Show. The reports include photos and videos. Highlights include new products available for PROFIenergy, PROFINET for Process Automation, and IO-Link standardization:

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Nov 12

PI North America sponsors ARC

PI North America is proud to be a sponsor of ARC

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